Tank Girl: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte to Direct Margot Robbie Led Reboot

Tank Girl: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte to direct Margot Robbie led reboot

Collider is reporting that Miles Joris-Peyrafitte (Dreamland, As You Are, The Hunter & the Fox) will direct Margot Robbie’s (Birds of Prey, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Suicide Squad) Tank Girl. Robbie shall be producing the challenge below her LuckyChap Entertainment banner.

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Based on the 1988 comedian from creators Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett, Tank Girl follows a tank operator with a mostly-shaved head who travels round a post-apocalyptic hellscape doing odd jobs and moving into bother. The media outlet notes that the film might see Tank Girl teaming up with Jet Girl, a fellow outlaw, and a bunch of rebels with the intention to stand up and destroy a tyrannical authorities that has seized management of the already scarce water provide.

Tank Girl is being developed for Robbie to star, and she’s going to produce companions Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara. A script for the film has not but been written.

Martin not too long ago posted on Twitter concerning the information, saying: “Just heard that Margot Robbie’s company have optioned rights from MGM to make a new Tank Girl movie – now several months into development. We haven’t been contacted by any of the parties involved with the project, so not sure if there will be any input from the original creators.” 

Tank Girl was beforehand tailored into a movie in 1995 by director Rachel Talalay (Doctor Who, The Flash, Riverdale) and author Tedi Sarafian. The film starred Lori Petty, Ice-T, Naomi Watts, Malcolm McDowell, Jeff Kober, Don Harvey, and Reg E. Cathey.

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Joris-Peyrafitte and Robbie beforehand teamed up on the drama-thriller Dreamland, written by Nicolaas Zwart and in addition starring Travis Fimmel and Garrett Hedlund. Robbie’s upcoming initiatives embody Bombshell, Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), Peter Rabbit 2, The Suicide Squad, Ruin, and Barbie.

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